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Logic and critical thinking are desperately needed in the prisons

Wednesday, December 7th, 2016

Post may contain affiliate links to materials I recommend. Read my full disclosure statement. Dear Bluedorns, Logic and critical thinking are desperately needed in the prisons. There are so many conspiracy theories and so much bad propaganda passed around that learning something as simple as the informal fallacies is very helpful to the culture. I’ve […]

Letters from Prison — More Books Needed

Monday, April 18th, 2016

Post may contain affiliate links to materials I recommend. Read my full disclosure statement. In previous posts we have written about our project of sending books to prisoners in Texas. One of the prisons has a seminary program in which inmates can obtain a degree and then be transferred to another prison to help others […]

More Letters from Prisoners — Will You Help?

Wednesday, December 11th, 2013

In previous posts we have written about our project of sending books to prisoners in Texas. Here are some excerpts from recent letters. “…I received the latest shipment of books — thank you. I have distributed them to people who are interested. There is one man — he was a hitman for a street gang […]

More letters from prisoners

Thursday, August 1st, 2013

Here is a letter we recently received from a prisoner. He is studying to get a seminary degree. Dear Ms. Laurie, Hello to you and Mr. Harvey! Thank you very much for the logic textbook. I received it Thursday and I began work on it immediately. It appears I have my work cut out for […]

Letters from Prisoners

Saturday, April 27th, 2013

Over the past two years we’ve received about 30 letters from prisoners (two different prisons) asking for books. One prison offers some kind of seminary degree and the other prison has classes for the prisoners. Below are excerpts from various letters: “In nine months I have been asked to have curriculum ready for introduction to […]

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